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Amber is heaven sent!! Amber and her team worked very hard on my case!! They checked on me while I had my weekly doctor visits. They were very detailed with my settlement. I didn’t have to second guess anything. I would recommend her to anybody who is in a car accident !! I’ve even referred my love ones who also needed her to represent them in an accident. She made my process as painless as possible. I wish I could give her 10 stars!!

Jeannette A., Client

I was referred to Amber by my daughter-in-law. I was involved in two rear end collisions in a three month period. She did an excellent job keeping me informed and explained everything to me, in a manner that I could understand. She followed through with me until I had my settlements.

Shirley H., Client

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I have had attorneys in the past that does not compare to Attorney Amber Gilormo. She handle all of my concerns and answered all of my questions in a timely manner, I never had to guess what was happening with my case I was always informed and kept to to date.

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Atlanta Swimming Pool Accident Lawyer for Pool Injuries or Death

Homes with swimming pools represent the “American Dream” for many people. And why not? Swimming pools provide opportunities for leisure, recreation, and exercise. Nonetheless, pools come with dangers and responsibilities. If you or someone you love is injured or killed in a pool accident, call today to speak with an Atlanta swimming pool accident lawyer at Gilormo Injury Law. 

Even if you go to great lengths to make sure that your pool is as safe as possible, you have little control over neighborhood swimming areas or private pools like hotel swimming areas. Our team can help you hold the responsible parties accountable and receive compensation for what you and your family have had to endure.

How Georgia Swimming Pool Accidents in Happen 

Swimming pool accidents are particularly tragic because they often involve children and are entirely preventable Some of the most common causes of swimming pool accidents include:

Lack of Adequate Supervision

Arguably the most common cause of swimming pool accidents, a lack of proper supervision is especially common when children are involved. If there is no lifeguard or if a lifeguard is not properly trained, the chance of an accident increases dramatically. It is critical to keep a watchful eye on children near swimming pools. Drowning accidents can occur in as little as five minutes, according to estimates by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). During parties or gatherings, the attending parents should take turns being the designated “pool watcher.”

Atlanta Swimming Pool Accident Lawyer Explains How Defective Equipment Leads to Drowning

Defective equipment can cause sudden accidents resulting in serious physical injury or death. It is vital to properly maintain ladders, diving boards, and flotation devices in good working condition. In fact, many pool owners do not even risk installing diving boards because of the potential dangers involved. Additionally, all pools should have anti-entrapment devices to prevent swimmers’ clothing, hair, or limbs from getting caught in a drain. Missing or defective anti-entrapment devices are responsible for many fatal accidents.

Slips and Falls Arounds Pools

Always remember that the area around the pool is usually wet from people walking and splashing. Any smooth pool surface, for example, tiles, can be very slippery when wet. There are hundreds of injuries from swimming pool slips and falls each year. There are surfaces available that are less slippery, such as slate and honed travertine tiles, which have a textured surface. Additionally, running in the pool area should be strictly forbidden.

Inadequate Security Incidents Need an Atlanta Swimming Pool Accident Lawyer to Investigate 

To keep small children and others safe, swimming pools should be outfitted with proper fencing and some kind of latched gate to prevent anyone from sneaking into the pool area, falling in, and drowning. 

Swimming Pool Chemical Burn Injuries

Swimming pools are typically treated with chlorine, which is popular because it sanitizes to kill bacteria and germs, and oxidizes to control organic material from perspiration and body oils. However, chlorine is a chemical that can cause a reaction. 

Chlorine reactions may include red, itchy skin or hives. A chlorine reaction is not an allergy but is actually “irritant dermatitis,” like a chemical burn, caused by hypersensitivity to this natural irritant. In addition, studies have suggested that frequent swimming in chlorinated pools and exposure to chlorine may increase the risk of developing asthma and other respiratory allergies, both in adolescents and in adults. 

Let an Atlanta Swimming Pool Accident Lawyer at Gilormo Injury Law Help

Swimming pools are popular sources of recreation, exercise, and even social status. Nonetheless, they can be dangerous if not properly maintained. If you or a loved one is injured, seriously injured, or even killed in another person’s swimming pool, an Atlanta swimming pool accident attorney at Gilormo Injury Law can help hold the responsible party accountable and fight to secure the compensation you’re entitled to. To schedule a free consultation at a top Atlanta personal injury law firm, contact us today.

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